Introducing piano lessons to your children is one of the best things you can do for them! There are countless studies that prove the value of learning music for young children. Oakville Academy of Music offers private piano lessons in for children age 4 and up or adults of all ages and levels from beginners, to intermediate & advanced. Children as young a 5 and 6 would start in our piano lessons for young beginners program.
While it is very important to learn proper piano technique it is also important for students to have to have fun in their piano lessons. This is what our university and Royal Conservatory of Music trained piano teachers strive for in every lesson.
Private Piano lessons Oakville for kids can start at age 4, because piano is the basic foundation of music, it is also the best instrument to start on. A good working knowledge of the piano can be transferred onto other instruments easily.
We have students who learn jazz , pop, and gospel, and students who excel with the Royal Conservatory of Music classical piano curriculum. Learn more about the Royal Conservatory of Music piano exams.
Our one-on-one private piano lessons mean that the teacher can focus on the individual learning style of each student. Private piano lessons also mean that they are able to learn the type of music they enjoy the most. Private piano lessons gives the teacher the opportunity to focus all of their attention on one student at a time.
Our Oakville piano lessons for kids can start at age 4, because piano is the basic foundation of music, it is also a very good instrument to start on. A good working knowledge of the piano can be transferred onto other instruments easily.
We have students in who learn pop, jazz, and gospel and students who excel with the Royal Conservatory of Music classical piano curriculum.
Our piano lessons in Oakville are all private one-on-one. This means that the teacher can focus on the individual learning style of each student. Private lessons also mean that they are able to learn the type of music they enjoy the most. You can take weekly piano lessons for 30 minute or one hour.
We get this question often from adults. They wonder if they are too old to start our Oakville piano lessons. You are never too old to learn the piano, or any instrument for that matter. We have taught hundreds of adult piano students of all ages. Learning the piano can help keep mature minds active, and provide an amazing hobby.
We teach all styles, from classical to rock, pop, jazz, and gospel (hymns)!
Our piano teachers have received their music education from prestigious institutions such as York University, Humber College, and the University of Toronto, Many have toured the US and Canada, and bring years of professional performance and piano teaching experience to your lessons.
Whether you want to learn Bach or Alicia Keys, our piano teachers are dedicated to helping you become the musician you want to be. They will show you the fundamentals of sight reading, technique and theory, and incorporate your favourite songs into your lessons. Students may work with the Royal Conservatory of Music repertoire or focus on pop and jazz piano.
No. Beginners are welcome!
No, you do not need a piano at home in the beginning. A simple full size electronic keyboard will suffice for the first year of lessons. You can discuss the next step with your teacher when the time right.
Here at the Academy of Music in Oakville, we know that everyone has their own reasons for taking piano lessons. While it is important to develop good piano technique and learn how to read music, it’s also important to learn music that you love. Most beginner piano students will use a method book to ensure they are learning the fundamentals. From there our teachers can help you learn a variety of musical styles from classical to jazz, pop, rock, or even church hymns.
Absolutely! Every December and April, our students have the opportunity to perform in beautiful, local venue. Unlike most music schools, we do not charge a performance fee and admission is free, so you can bring all of your family and friends. These recitals are a great way for our students to showcase what what they learn in their piano lessons.
In addition to the music recitals we also arrange performances at retirement homes in Oakville. These are great opportunities for children to share their music with the community and for high school students to gain volunteer hours.
We also host and annual fundraising events and set up small retirement home concerts to give our students a chance to showcase their talent and do something nice for the community.